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Configurable Computing Lab FPGA Reliability Studies

Radiation Testing

The SLAAC1-V board was used in a radiation test of the Xilinx Virtex 1000 FPGA. As shown in the figure, the host computer was shielded by aluminum with a small opening so that protons could reach one FPGA on the SLAAC1-V board, extended out of the host computer by a PCI riser card.

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